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Lymphocytic leiomyositis and myenteric ganglionitis are intrinsic features of cystic fibrosis: studies in distal intestinal obstruction syndrome and meconium ileus

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Smith, Virpi V
Bisset, W Michael
Kiparissi, Fevronia
Jaffe, Adam
Milla, Peter J
Lindley, Keith J
Published in Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2009, vol. 49, no. 1, p. 42-51
Abstract Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a multisystem disorder intrinsically associated with inflammation of mucosal surfaces. Because inflammation can result in enteric neuromuscular dysfunction we hypothesized that terminal ileitis in patients with CF may predispose to distal ileal obstruction syndrome (DIOS).
Keywords AdolescentChildChild, PreschoolCrohn Disease/complications/physiopathologyCystic Fibrosis/complications/physiopathologyDuodenum/physiopathologyFemaleFibroblasts/pathologyGanglion Cysts/physiopathologyHumansIleum/physiopathologyIleus/complicationsInfantInflammation/etiology/physiopathologyIntestinal Atresia/complicationsIntestinal Mucosa/physiopathologyIntestinal Pseudo-Obstruction/etiology/physiopathologyLymphocytesMaleManometryMeconiumMuscle Cells/metabolism/pathologyMyenteric Plexus/physiopathologyRetrospective Studies
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PMID: 19710558
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SMITH, Virpi V et al. Lymphocytic leiomyositis and myenteric ganglionitis are intrinsic features of cystic fibrosis: studies in distal intestinal obstruction syndrome and meconium ileus. In: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 2009, vol. 49, n° 1, p. 42-51. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:43940

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